The Structure of Cells
Your body has many kinds of cells, each specialized for a particular purpose. But despite the wide variety of cells, all share certain fundamental characteristics. Use this slide set to teach students more about these smallest units of life.
The Mysterious Marching Vegetables
In this student storybook, Riff and Rosie learn that leaves are disappearing from the plants in Mr. Slaptail's garden. The three friends brainstorm to solve the mystery. Have your students read the story to learn what Riff, Rosie and Mr. Slaptail discover, and use The Science of Food Teacher's Guide for accompanying hands-on classroom activities.
Particles in air, such as dust, can pose significant health problems to individuals. In this activity, students make a simple device to collect particles from the air in order to "see" different particles found in the air they breathe.
Food and Fitness
Students learn about balancing their energy and nutritional needs, and the relationship between calories and true portion sizes, and then use this information to create menus for persons with special dietary needs.